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BYU Map Collections

This is a collection of maps, atlases, and gazetteers selected by university personnel and library patrons. The images cover multiple centuries, and initially originated from the Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, and Map Collection. Additional materials may be included from other collections and university departments, as time progresses. Wherever possible, maps have been georeferenced using ESRI ArcMap software, and include a World File for use in a GIS. The maps themselves have not been altered from the original. To access the World Files (e.g. .tfwx), click on "All Files: HTTP" in the “View the book” box. If the map is segmented, or includes large insets, multiple World Files may exist for each image. Atlases will have World Files for each map page.

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Railroads
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Nautical charts
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Geology
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Trails
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Triangulation
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American Libraries
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Jones Favorites
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RevWGH77 Favorites
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cascadedistrict Favorites
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united states coast survey
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j.h. colton & co
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mitchell, s. augustus (samuel augustus), 1792-1868
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johnson, a. j. (alvin jewett), 1827-1884
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geological survey (u.s.)
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united states. surveyor general
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by United States. Army Map Service
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"Names in the gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 scale AMS M841 (GSGS 4414) maps of East Germany."
Topic: Names, Geographical
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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Description based on print version record
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by Murray, Hugh, 1779-1846
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Originally from "An historical and descriptive account of China ..."
Text on verso promotes travel on the Union Pacific Railway from Omaha to "Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon" the "shortest, quickest and best line to Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast Points"
Topics: Union Pacific Railway Company, Railroads
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"US Government Printing Office: 1994--840-645."
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by United States. National Park Service; United States. Bureau of Land Management
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"*GPO:2000-460-976/00334 Reprint 1996."
Includes: distances, names of mail steamers, and agencies
Topics: Railroads, Railroads, Railroads
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by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; D'Anville
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Originally from "The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians"
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by Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; Johnson & Browning
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Relief shown by hachures and spot heights
Topic: Railroads
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by F. & R. Lockwood (Firm)
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Map designed as a game
Topic: Geographical recreations
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by United States. National Park Service; United States. Bureau of Land Management
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Shipping list no.: 96-0099-P
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by Wit, Frederik de
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Relief shown pictorially
Topics: World maps, Early maps
Insets: Map of the railroads of New England and Eastern N. York; Map of the great railroad routes from the Middle Atlantic Ports to the Mississippi River; Population of the U.S. 1790-1860; Ratio of Slaves to total population
Topic: Railroads
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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Removed from: Ruins of sacred and historic lands
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by Geological Survey (U.S.); Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914; Wilson, Herbert M. (Herbert Michael), 1860-1920; Sutton, Frank
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Relief shown by contours;Oriented with north toward upper right;"Henry Gannett, Chief topographer, H.M. Wilson, geographer in charge ; Topography by U.S. Lake Survey, Frank Sutton, J.H. Wheat, and W.W. Gilbert.";"Surveyed in 1893 and 1900.";Reprinted 1932;Relief shown by contours;Text on verso scanned separately;cat;mod-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing length of the Niagara...
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by Wells, J; Sherman, George E., b. 1810 or 11
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Includes inset of San Francisco Bay - San Pablo Bay region.
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Includes text
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"Neele Sculp. Strand London."
Topic: World maps
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by Lloyd, James T
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Shows Railroads completed and in operation, State Capitals, Cities and County Towns, Villages, Post Offices, Railroad Stations, Forts, Fortifications, Batteries, Court Houses, and Light Houses
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by Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
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Relief shown pictorially
Topic: Early maps
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
Inset maps: "The passage by land to California ..." ; "A particular map of Baffin and Hudsons Bay."
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Relief shown by hachures
Topics: Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company, Railroads, Railroads
Cartouche engraved by: Beyer
Topics: Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867, Maps shelf, Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts),...
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by J.H. Colton & Co
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by J.H. Colton & Co; Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; De La Vergne, Earl W. PRO
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Shows Lower Peninsula
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From "Description of a Rail Road Route, from St Louis to San Francisco, " in letters to P.P.F. Degrand, from W.L. Dearborn, 1849. Boston, 1850
Topic: Railroads
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by J.C. Smith & Son; McLellan, David, b. ca. 1825
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Originally from Harper's statistical gazetteer of the world..." by J. Calvin Smith
Originally from - Statistics of the state of Georgia : including an account of its natural, civil, and ecclesiastical history ; together with a particular description of each county, notices of the manners and customs of its aboriginal tribes, and a correct map of the state, by George White
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Topic: Natural history
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Geological Survey (U.S.); Geological Survey of Canada
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Relief shown by contours and spot heights;Reprinted 1930;cat-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing the Niagara River from Chippawa above the falls, north to Lewiston and Queenston below the Niagara Escarpment, 1913;DPI - 400;3
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by J.C. Smith & Son; McLellan, David, b. ca. 1825
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Originally from Harper's statistical gazetteer of the world..." by J. Calvin Smith
Topic: World maps
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741
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Originally from "The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians"
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by Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
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Inset: Florida Keys
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"N. Peters Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D.C."
Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America
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by Evening Post (New York)
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Supplement to the Evening Post, December 31st, 1897
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by Harper & Brothers; Copley, Charles
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Relief shown by hachures
Topic: World maps
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"19"
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by Parker, Samuel, 1779-1866
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From : Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky mountains / by Samuel Parker. 1838
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by Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901. Colton's General atlas
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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C
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Relief shown hachures
Topic: Bible
Relief shown from contours and shading
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by Hood, Washington; Stansbury, M. H; Stone, William James, 1798-1865; Abert, John James, 1788-1863; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
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Relief shown by hachures and spot heights
Topic: Hudson's Bay Company
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Originally from "History of the British Colonies"
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by Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868; South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
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Includes inset of Charleston, references to Charleston, and Steam Boat routes
Topic: South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
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by United States. General Land Office; Gorlinski, Joseph; Bowen & Co
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Relief shown by hachures
Topic: Mines and mineral resources
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by Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902; Bien, Julius, 1826-1909; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
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"Julius Bien, Lithographer."
Topic: Land grants
Originally from "Thw works of William Robertson, D.D…";Relief shown pictorially;Prime meridian: Ferro;In upper right margin: Vol. 1;cat-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, Florida, the Caribbean area, and West Indies circa 1795;DPI - 400;1
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by Tardieu
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"Flle. 6."
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by Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
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"81"
Depths shown by bathymetric contours
Topic: Ocean temperature
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by MacKay, John; Blake, J. E; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Stone, William James, 1798-1865; United States. Topographical Bureau
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Relief shown by hachures
Topic: Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
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Long. west from London. Long east from London
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by Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780; Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
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Hand colored
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by Johnson, Douglas Wilson, 1878-1944
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Supplement to; Battlefields of the World War : western and southern fronts : a study in military geography / by Douglas Wilson Johnson ; with a foreword by Tasker H. Bliss
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Military geography, Military geography, Military geography
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by Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
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Decorative border
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"June 7,1927."
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by Barker, Vincy R
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Topic: Book of Mormon
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by Yurtinus, J. F. (John Frank George); Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Signed ms
Topics: Yurtinus, J.F. (John Frank George), United States. Army. Mormon Battalion, Trails
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"Engraved for Smiley's Scripture Geography"
Topic: Bible
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by Gorlinski, Joseph; Wilson, Joseph S; United States. General Land Office
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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington
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Shows drainage of major rivers and relative heights of mountains
Topics: Watersheds, World maps
Relief shown by hachures
Topics: Fur trade, Indian tribes, Trails
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by Stansbury, Howard, 1806-1863; Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853; Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889; Preuss, Charles, 1803-1854; United States. War Dept. Bureau of Topographical Engineers
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Relief shown by shading and hachures
Topic: Early maps
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Includes inset map of the Southern Pacific Railroad connecting with the Central Pacific railroad
Topics: Railroads, Railroads
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by Safford, James M. (James Merrill), 1822-1907; Taintor Brothers
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Relief shown by hachures
Topic: Geology
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Originally from "History of the British Colonies"
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by J.C. Smith & Son; McLellan, David, b. ca. 1825
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Originally from Harper's statistical gazetteer of the world..." by J. Calvin Smith